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Author Archive: Murray McLellan

You Build More Than You See

I saw this quote recently on John Piper’s blog.  It was a word of encouragement to him years ago from a young mother.  I hope the words will greatly encourage you. Pastor John: There is a principle here that applies to you and me: God takes small, imperfect things and builds them into a habitation […]

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Christ-likeness

The perfection of Jesus is seen in the Scriptures.  He is “altogether lovely” – perfect in every way.  We who believe were saved to be conformed to the image of Christ. “For those whom he foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, in order that he might be the […]

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Faith in a Person

  “Our faith is a person; the gospel that we have to preach is a person; and go wherever we may, we have something solid and tangible to preach, for our gospel is a person. If you had asked the twelve Apostles in their day, ‘What do you believe in?’ they would not have stopped to […]

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Singing to Build Up

Again, I read this on James’ blog.  Great stuff!  Let us always remember that we gather not to consume, but rather for the edification and building up of others for Jesus’ sake. I think we ought to encourage every member of our churches to sing every song in the service with gusto, even if they […]

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Gospel Parenting

For all you parents out there, this book sounds like it is a http://www.crossway.org/books/give-them-grace-tpb/ read.  I have read some clips and the reviews highly recommend this book.  Elyse Fitzpatrick is a great gospel-centred author.   Follow this link to read more… Give Them Grace.  

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Grace Deaf Fellowship

We are excited to be a part of a church plant for the Deaf Community in our city.  Grace Deaf Fellowship gathers in the Sutherland Hall each Sunday morning, in addition to fellowship gatherings and Bible studies during the week.  You can connect with Grace Deaf Fellowship on facebook.  You will find video clips and […]

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No Merit of My Own

John Piper wrote a great post back in 2009, and it is well worth repeating… This is my confession: I was born into a believing family through no merit of my own at all. I was given a mind to think and a heart to feel through no merit of my own at all. I […]

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My child’s education

Jen Wilkins from the Village Church has some great insight (and balance) to the education debate. “One of the biggest decisions Christian parents face is how they will educate their children. Should they send their children to private school? Should they homeschool? What about public school? …”  Read the rest of her entry here : […]

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